Bird and Butterfly Sanctuary Certification

Do you enjoy attracting wildlife to your property? Do you maintain the four elements of habitat? Your property can become a Certified Illinois Audubon Society Bird and Butterfly Sanctuary.



How to become certified:

  • Understand and maintain the four elements of habitat:  FOOD, SHELTER, WATER, SPACE
  • Agree to use a minimal amount of chemicals
  • Help educate others on the importance of native habitat
  • Download and fill out the Bird & Butterfly Sanctuary Application (.pdf)